August 12, 2022

UMW Launches Pilot Program for Student Entrepreneurs

You developed an app that might have a place in the market and are conducting beta testing – but what comes next? Do you form an LLC? Do you need a trademark? These were just a few of the questions that junior Timothy Caish had when he walked into StartUpUMW, hosted by the UMW Center […]

UMW to Install Tenth President, April 21

Troy D. Paino, who has been at the helm of the University of Mary Washington since July 2016, will be officially installed as the institution’s tenth president on Friday, April 21. The inauguration ceremony will take place at 4:15 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, located in George Washington Hall. The event is open to the public, […]

UMW Geology Major, Brother, Claim World Gold

Laced up in skates – ice, inline and regular roller skates – UMW senior Natalie Motley has claimed one athletic title after another. But the recent gold-medal moment she shared with a sibling was something new. “To have both of us on top of the podium in our respective events, hearing the national anthem play twice, […]

Eagles Advance to NCAA Elite Eight

The UMW women’s volleyball team earned a spot in the NCAA’s Division III Elite Eight after defeating Juniata College 3-1 on Sunday at the Ron Rosner Area. The Eagles will face Washington University on Thursday in UMW’s first appearance in national quarterfinals in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. With the victory the Eagles improve to 30-3 on the […]

Area Chamber President Receives Metzger Award

Longtime community advocate Susan Garnett Spears received the Patricia Lacey Metzger Distinguished Achievement Award at the UMW Leadership Colloquium Thursday, Nov. 3. The colloquium, now in its 23rd year, is an annual daylong event that fosters connections between professional women. Held at UMW’s Stafford Campus, it hosted more than 100 professional women and featured a […]

Eagle Madness Ushers in UMW Basketball Season

UMW Athletics will host Eagle Madness, a midnight madness-style event on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Rosner Arena at the Anderson Center. The event, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., precedes the University’s basketball season opener on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Eagle Madness is free and open to the public, but participants are asked to bring non-perishable foods to donate […]

Audience Decides Fate in UMW’s Musical Mystery

The audience will get in on the act when the curtain goes up on The Mystery of Edwin Drood at UMW’s Klein Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 3. This unpredictable whodunit was adapted from Charles Dickens’ last work, which was unfinished by the renowned writer before he died in 1812. The production runs through Nov. 20. “Nobody knows […]

UMW Receives $1.4 Million Grant, Earns Nursing Program Accreditation

The University of Mary Washington has received a significant boost to its nursing program with a $1.4 million grant to establish a master of science in nursing (MSN) degree. The University also received accreditation to its existing bachelor of science in nursing-completion program. The grant, provided by the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation, will enable UMW […]

Sports Marketer Urges Students to Make Passion a Goal

Kyle Ragsdale was on his honeymoon when – as if his life weren’t about to change enough already – he had an “a-ha” moment. Gazing out at the beautiful French Riviera with his new wife, he made another pledge to his future. “I decided I would never do a job again unless I loved it,” […]

UMW Professor, Alumna Receive Library of Virginia Literary Award

Assistant Professor of English Jon Pineda and University of Mary Washington alumna Kristen Green were among the 2016 Library of Virginia Literary Award recipients announced Saturday, Oct. 15. Recognizing authors who have enriched the lives of those in Virginia, the awards are presented to outstanding Virginia authors in the categories of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. The nonfiction […]